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WebMD Appoints Pharmaceutical And Consumer Healthcare Industry Innovator Cavan M. Redmond As New CEO

"WebMD is driving innovation in the rapidly changing healthcare market with its industry leading proprietary products and services for consumers, physicians and healthcare companies," said Mr. Redmond. "As the biopharmaceutical commercial model continues to evolve, WebMD can capitalize on these changes. WebMD's digital reach to consumers and physicians is an important part of the industry's communications infrastructure and as the healthcare industry undergoes significant changes, there is tremendous opportunity for WebMD to better enable patients and physicians to engage with one another. I look forward to working with WebMD's management team and employees, as well as the Board of Directors, to deliver innovation to our users and value for our customers and shareholders."

Mr. Redmond earned a Master of Administrative Science from The Johns Hopkins University, where he also completed a post-graduate fellowship in organizational change management; he also earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland.

Anthony Vuolo, Chief Financial Officer, who has also served as interim Chief Executive Officer since January 2012 while the Board of Directors conducted a search for a permanent CEO, will continue in the position of Chief Financial Officer.

About WebMDWebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.

The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, MedicineNet, emedicineHealth, RxList, and Medscape Education.

All statements contained in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on our current plans and expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future events or results to be different than those described in or implied by such forward-looking statements, including risks and uncertainties regarding: competition for advertisers and sponsors for our public portals and mobile platforms; changes in financial markets; changes in economic, political or regulatory conditions or other trends affecting the healthcare, Internet and information technology industries. Further information about these matters can be found in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Except as required by applicable law or regulation, we do not undertake any obligation to update our forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances.

SOURCE WebMD Health Corp.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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